Northwest NEWS

June 19, 2000

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Fall City Days

Fall City Days

Photo by Ian Macrae.

   Fall City Days drew large crowds under sunny skies last weekend. The day's events included a parade, Fun Walk/Run, Ducky Derby, music, and a street fair.

Bothell man pleads guilty

   BOTHELL--Steven G. Ferguson, 52, of Bothell, appeared in U.S. District Court last week and pled guilty to three grand-jury indictments: manufacturing marijuana, possessing an unregistered firearm, and possessing a firearm in furtherance of drug manufacturing. Prosecutors, who dropped a drug indictment and 24 weapons counts that could have led to a sentence of 35 years, agreed to recommend a 10-year sentence. Sentencing is set for Aug. 4. Until then, Ferguson remains in the federal detention center at SeaTac.

Woodinville woman dies

   Woodinville Fire & Life Safety and King County police responded to a suicide in Woodinville on NE 171st last Saturday. The 26-year-old woman, transported to Harborview with a gunshot wound to the head, was dead on arrival.

Register now for field rentals in Woodinville

   The City of Woodinville Parks and Recreation is now accepting reservations for field rental. Located at 13203 175th Street NE, the ballfields consist of four softball fields or six multi-purpose sportsfields. Enjoy a picnic at Wilmot Gateway Park and then move over to the City Fields for a frisbee, softball, or soccer game. Reservations can be made by city residents and non-residents by calling 425-398-9327.

New pastor at WAC

   Woodinville Alliance Church (WAC) recently welcomed its new senior pastor, Morris Dicks, from Salem Alliance Church (Salem, Oregon), where he served as the youth pastor for four years and the senior pastor the past 13 years. He received his Master of Divinity Degree at the Canadian Theological Seminary. Morris and his wife, Ruth, have two sons: Ryan, a junior at the University of Oregon, and Luke, a freshman at Seattle Pacific University.